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You Need Matcha In Your Life!

Never heard of matcha? I feel bad for you. This incredible powder hosts a ton of health benefits and it’s delicious!

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Matcha is a best kept secret. It’s like your favorite little restaurant that serves the BEST food and you want to tell everyone about it; but then you don’t want everyone to fall in love with it too and overcrowd it.
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Matcha is a best kept secret. It’s like your favorite little restaurant that serves the BEST food and you want to tell everyone about it; but then you don’t want everyone to fall in love with it too and overcrowd it.

What is matcha you might ask?

It is a fine powder produced by grinding the most delicate green tea leaves.

Matcha is a prized possession of Japan. In fact, it was originally enjoyed by Japanese monks, royalty and the samurai society. It is valued so high by the Japanese that it is the only tea used in the Japanese tea ceremony, Sadō, or The Way of Tea. Today, a very low percentage of Japan's matcha is exported due to high domestic demand.

Why is it so good for you?

Water can only extract a certain amount of antioxidants and minerals from your normal green tea; by drinking matcha you receive the benefits of incredible nutrients. Matcha is high in antioxidants, sugar free, loaded with Catechin which is a cancer fighter, enhances calm, boosts memory and concentration, increases energy levels, burns calories, detoxifies the body, fortifies the immune system, improves cholesterol, high in fiber and IT TASTES SO GOOD!
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Water can only extract a certain amount of antioxidants and minerals from your normal green tea; by drinking matcha you receive the benefits of incredible nutrients.

Matcha is high in antioxidants, sugar free, loaded with Catechin which is a cancer fighter, enhances calm, boosts memory and concentration, increases energy levels, burns calories, detoxifies the body, fortifies the immune system, improves cholesterol, high in fiber and IT TASTES SO GOOD!

Seriously, try it!

If you do want to try matcha, the recipes you can incorporate it in are endless! Just go to Google or Pinterest and type in "matcha recipes", you can scroll through pages. Check out this Huffington Post article on some unique ways to try matcha, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/07/matcha-powder-recipes_n_6432740.html.
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If you do want to try matcha, the recipes you can incorporate it in are endless! Just go to Google or Pinterest and type in "matcha recipes", you can scroll through pages. Check out this Huffington Post article on some unique ways to try matcha, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/07/matcha-powder-recipes_n_6432740.html.

I'm obsessed.

I stumbled upon matcha when I ordered an iced green tea from Starbucks and instead they gave me an iced green tea latte. I was shocked when I saw what I was given – the green color was off-putting (at first) and I wasn't sure what I was about to taste; but then… pure bliss. I was hooked from then on. I now have to have at least one Starbucks green tea latte a week if I don't have the powder at home. How do I order mine? I ask for a grande, hot (or iced), soy, unsweetened green tea latte. It's basically heaven on earth. Try it! I promise you won't regret it.

I stumbled upon matcha when I ordered an iced green tea from Starbucks and instead they gave me an iced green tea latte. I was shocked when I saw what I was given – the green color was off-putting (at first) and I wasn't sure what I was about to taste; but then… pure bliss. I was hooked from then on. I now have to have at least one Starbucks green tea latte a week if I don't have the powder at home.

How do I order mine? I ask for a grande, hot (or iced), soy, unsweetened green tea latte. It's basically heaven on earth. Try it! I promise you won't regret it.

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